Inconstant vs Delusive - What's the difference?

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Inconstant is a related term of delusive.


As adjectives the difference between inconstant and delusive

is that inconstant is not constant; wavering while delusive is producing delusions.

inconstant

English

Alternative forms

* inconstaunt (obsolete)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Not constant; wavering.
  • delusive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Producing delusions.
  • Delusional.
  • Inappropriate to reality; forming part of a delusion.
  • * 1849 , Charlotte Brontë, Shirley
  • It seemed calculated to suggest ideas she had no intention to suggest — ideas delusive and disturbing.
  • * {{quote-Don Quixote, passage=I opened my eyes, I rubbed them, and found I was not asleep but thoroughly awake. Nevertheless, I felt my head and breast to satisfy myself whether it was I myself who was there or some empty delusive phantom; but touch, feeling, the collected thoughts that passed through my mind, all convinced me that I was the same then and there that I am this moment.
  • , volume=2 , chapter=XXIII}}